Veronica Bido, School of Arts & Sciences ’21, is a Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies major with a minor in Arabic. She is also an ambassador for the Douglas Women's Residential College. Veronica is passionate about advocating for both human rights and international rights and women's empowerment throughout the world. She is currently a research assistant for Dr. Eric Davis working on a project that creates an online platform where youths from the Middle East and North Africa region receive entrepreneurial training with the hopes of creating a network of investment and growth in that part of the world. This summer she was one of the student leaders selected to travel to Israel to learn about the Israel and Palestinian conflict. In addition to this, Veronica also interned with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. She was assigned to the Quality of Life unit. Veronica is also happy to welcome prospective students to campus as a Scarlet Ambassador. She is the founder of the Rutgers Moot Court Association, and the Community Liaison for the Latin American Women’s Organization. Veronica regularly competes around the country with the Rutgers Mock Trial Team, volunteers as a crisis response legal court advocate for the Department of Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance and is a tutor for the Petey Greene Program.
2019 - 2020 Fellows
- Alum: Veronica Bido